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He produced more than books on the theme of ghosts and the afterlife including Murder in Amityville , which became the basis of the film Amityville II - The Possession. For a while he hosted his own show on US television, entitled Ghost Hunter, and was a consultant on the series In Search of Holzer was born in Vienna and studied at the university there before moving to New York, just before the Nazi annexation of Austria in For a time he worked in showbusiness writing comedy sketches and produced a musical, Hotel Excelsior, before resuming studies in comparative religion and parapsychology.
He became convinced of an afterlife, having visited mediums and spent time in allegedly haunted houses, and claimed to have coined the phrase "the other side". Holzer came to the conclusion that ghosts occur "wherever a great tragedy has left an unfortunate person hung up between the spirit worlds and this world, unable to proceed due to the inability to free themselves from emotional turmoil". Holzer always disliked the word "belief", which he regarded as the uncritical acceptance of something that cannot be proved, and the word "disbelief", which he felt was dismissive.
He viewed organised religions as corporations that took people's hard-earned money and attempted to frighten them. After proving, to his own satisfaction, that Jesus Christ was born in October in the year 7BC, he never celebrated Christmas or attended church again. Real Hauntings by Hans Holzer.
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Find This Item in Store Not sold in stores. It also also been suggested that fungal hallucinations — caused by toxic mould — could stimulate haunting-related perceptions. Shane Rogers and his team from Clarkson University in the US observed similarities between paranormal experiences and the hallucinogenic effects of fungal spores. This may explain why ghost sightings often occur in older buildings with inadequate ventilation and poor air quality.
The notion is not new and experts have previously reported a similar effect associated with old books.
They claim that mere exposure to toxic moulds can trigger significant mental or neurological symptoms, which create perceptions similar to those reported during haunting experiences. Low pay, earnings mobility and policy — Manchester, Lancashire.
A tunnel to the beginning of time: a lecture on particle physics and the large hadron collider — Egham, Surrey. Edition: Available editions United Kingdom. Paranormal or just plain ordinary? So with Halloween just round the corner, here are the top three scientific and psychological explanations for hauntings, spirits, spookiness and all things supernatural — although it should be noted that many important questions have yet to be resolved … 1.
Because I told you so Attempts to explain hauntings often draw upon psychological factors — such as suggestion — so being told a place is haunted is more likely to lead to ghostly goings-on. No spirits here… Shutterstock But research in real-world settings has produced inconsistent results.
Electromagnetic fields and spooky sounds Other explanations draw on environmental factors, such as electromagnetic fields and infrasound.
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